1824 in Music

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Events in Music

  • Mar 7 Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice

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Mar 24 1st performance of Ludwig van Beethoven's "Missa Solemnis" in St. Petersburg

Birthdays in Music

  • Jan 8 Per August Olander, composer
  • Jan 13 Ignacy Marceli Komorowski, composer
  • Jan 14 Vladimir Stasov, Russian art and music critic (d. 1906)
  • Jan 22 Josef Leopold Zvonar, composer
  • Jan 29 Karl von Perfall, composer
  • Mar 2 Bedrich Friedrich Smetana, Bohemian composer (Bartered Bride, Moldau)
  • Apr 21 Anselmo Clave, composer
  • Apr 27 William Richard Bexfield, English composer, born in Norwich, England (d. 1853)
  • Jun 13 Julius Eichberg, composer
  • Jun 22 Frederic Louis Ritter, composer
  • Jun 23 Carl Heinrich Carsten Reinecke, composer
  • Jun 26 Moritz Fürstenau, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1889)
  • Jul 11 Adolphe-Abraham Samuel, Belgian composer, born in Liège, Belgium (d. 1898)
  • Jul 30 Eugenio Terziani, Italian composer, born in Rome (d. 1889)
  • Aug 1 Edward Francis Fitzwilliam, English composer, born in Deal, Kent, England (d. 1857)
  • Aug 19 Georg Goltermann, composer
  • Sep 4 Anton Bruckner, Austrian composer (Te Deum, Wagner Symphony), Wagner disciple and "monumental bore", born in Ansfelden, Austria (d. 1896)
  • Sep 8 Jaime Nunó, Spanish composer (Mexican national anthem), born in Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Catalonia (d. 1908)
  • Sep 19 Carl Ignaz Franz Umlauf, Austrian composer, born in Baden, Austria (d. 1902)
  • Sep 30 Peter Milne, Scottish composer and violinist, born in Kincardine O'Neil (d. 1908)
  • Oct 13 Henry Stephen Cutler, American composer (d. 1902)
  • Oct 19 Frantisek Pivoda, composer
  • Dec 24 Peter Cornelius, composer

Deaths in Music

  • Feb 1 Maria Theresia von Paradis, composer, dies at 64
  • Feb 22 John Davy, English composer, dies at 60
  • Mar 3 Giovanni Battista Viotti, Italian violist/composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 12 Heinrich Carl Ebell, composer, dies at 48
  • Mar 22 Johann Melchior Dreyer, composer, dies at 76
  • Apr 18 Edward Jones, Welsh harpist and composer, dies at 72
  • May 15 Alexander Campbell, composer, dies at 60
  • Aug 21 Santiago Ferrer, composer, dies at 62
  • Sep 17 Giacomo Tritto, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • Nov 30 Johann Georg Christoph Schetky, composer, dies at 87